Feb 04, 2016 - Sale 2404

Sale 2404 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1775.) Act of the New Hampshire Congress establishing regulation of their militia. One manuscript page, 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches, signed "Extract from the minutes of the Congress, attest N Emery assist secr'y"; foxing and slight loss along folds; docketing and early random notes on verso. (MRS) Exeter, NH, 30 August 1775

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Orders that all militia regiments hold elections of their officers, that companies drill at least monthly "in order to acquaint themselves with the use of & exercise of fire arms," and that the colonel of each regiment receive a copy of this legislation.